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republican nominee for president mitt romney was critical of president obama's handling of the law. >> i think the key thing that the president is trying to get away from and that is he told people they could keep their insurance and that wasn't the truth. whether you like the model of obama care or not the fact the president sold it under a model is not true the. the only way he can rebuild credibility is work with republicans and democrats and rebuild a foundation. we got to have a president that can lead. right now he's not able to do so. >> as for the website government officials say healthercare.gov will go off line temporarily on a daily basis to fix its ongoing issues. >> robert gibbses i want to go back to something that was said before in the "the washington post." it's stunning that you have the biggest start up ever run by somebody that had never run a start up before or had business experience before. i mean, looking back, people are scratching their heads for years how did they make these mistakes. how did mistakes like this happen inside the west wing? >> i think that's a f
>>> mitt romney disavows obama care. is it the same health care plan the former governor sold to massachusetts? i will talk to the architect of both plans in minutes. >>> the president's meeting with the leader of iraq. exactly what kind of military help is that country seeking from the u.s., and will it happen? >>> in office politics, down to its last days? i talked to cnbc's carl quintanilla about the problems with blackberry. >>> and how much money could this work of art fetch? it's in today's list of number ones. >>> hello, everyone. it's high noon here in the east, 9:00 a.m. out west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." he's back with a whole lot to say. mitt romney on today's "meet the press," talking about the comparisons between romney care in massachusetts and obama care. >> and perhaps the most important lesson the president failed to learn was you have to tell the american people the truth. what when he told the american people you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth. i
in jeopardy? as mitt romney now says, the entire foundation of the obama presidency is rotting away because of broken promises and fundamental dishonesty. >>> and here's the latest blow to the new law. a new study predicts as many as 129 million americans will be dropped by their current plans and be forced to buy much more expensive plans instead. the author of that study is going to join us live. >>> and we're just a few hours away from election day. two key races in new jersey. a big chris christie win might make him the gop presidential front-runner. and in virginia, can republican ken cuccinelli pull a fast closing upset? those races tomorrow night. all those stories and much more coming up in "the kudlow report" beginning right now. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is "the kudlow report." we're live here at 7:00 p.m. eastern and 4:00 p.m. pacific. we have more headlines breaking today on the failure of obama care. here's the latest. a new study shows up to 129 people could lose their current health plans and face an average premium hike of 41% because of obama care r
, mock debates, he and john kerry playing mitt romney. first session on saturday went okay. sunday night was a horrible experience. the president was like he was in the denver debate, lethargic, professorial, didn't seem like he was fighting for the job. at times peevish, nasty to governor kerry sitting in for mitt romney. they were panicked. that prep ended and you had a scene which we write about in double down, plouffe, axelrod, debate advisers staying up to well past midnight saying what do we do, what do we do? how can we turn this around? we can't do down this path. they did what they called an intervention with the president. four aides and the president alone meeting to try to find how to turn things around. in short in the scene the president said, as you said, i'm not sure i can do this. they did a couple of things, how he needed to change his state of mind about it. they gave him one-liners, debate on a page to try to just come up with anticipating the questions, coming up with one-liners to use in the debate, and the president resolved he was going to do it. they also gave hi
off the ground and began to get a decent amount of national exposure for backing mitt romney for president. >> how much are you looking to raise? and is this going to be part of the ads that i assume your super pac is going to put out? >> the unfortunate part of politics is, our voice is directly in relationship to how much money we have. i'm not taking a paycheck. i'm doing this for god and country. >> but as mother jones points out in a terrific piece of reporting on zinke's scheme to financially support his own campaign, looks like his super pac paid more than $26,000 to a company called continental divide international. and according to zinke's linkedin page, he happens to be ceo of that same company, in other words zinke set up a super pac that happened to cut a $26,000 check to his own company. zinke seems to be taking full advantage of citizens united. prior to the exploits, it was a show on comedy central that exhibited those effects. but the reality has caught up with the satire. and there's nothing funny about it. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enro
was passed in massachusetts by governor romney. romney will not be at that event. we talked to aides of the governor who said lee not be at that event. expect they president to make the connection between the two rollouts. >> these 15 million americans that got -- getting their health insurance in individual policies, it is interesting that there is a document released that we -- put in the practical register in june of 2010 which at that point, this is back in 2010, said anywhere between 40% to 67% of them would have their policies, policies, terminated that have to get some other care. anywhere from 5 million to 10 million americans, they are now going to have to find other health care, even if they have been satisfied with their earlier programs? is that what i'm hearing? >> that's right. i talked to a representative of the insurance industry who said that that number may be higher. and in terms of americans who may have their plans modified or canceled, but what the white house says is that unlike the pre-obama care era, maybe those insurance consumers may not have any luck getti
? jenna: very interesting. peter, thank you. jon: former republican presidential candidate mitt romney is taking aim at some consider president obama's broken campaign promise that americans who like their health insurance can keep it. >> whether you like the model of obamacare or not the fact that the president sold it on basis that was not true, has undermined the foundation of his second term. i think it is rotting it away. jon: talk about it with bob cusack, the managing editor of "the hill." it is interesting to watch the spin in washington. president obama could not have been more clear, bob, if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. if you like your doctor, you can keep him. said that over and over and over again. >> yeah. that's right. i mean, remember a the time the democrats, it was tough getting the votes. so they had to make a lot of promises. this one was clearly broken the way the president said it. 3.5 million people have now lost their plans. obviously some will get new plans but some of them, we've seen anecdotes they liked their plan even though it was not a
in massachusetts, look, let's be frank. this plan that obama has was modelled after romney's plan in in effect for five years. 98.5% in massachusetts have health insurance, far greater than any other state in the country. this program may have flaws. we have not yet discovered what they are. this is speculation, nonsense. i'm tired of it. i think it's time for all americans to pull together -- >> i love -- >> -- do the best we can to make this work for all of us. >> i love the way the democrats invoke mitt romney's name when they're trying to defend the indefensible. the fact is, this plan, this health care plan, passed in both the senate and the house without a single republican vote. >> are you saying it's not working the way dr. dean is saying in massachusetts? >> well, totally different situation. you had a much lower level of uninsured. you have very few people who had to buy into this. i think in massachusetts it was in the low single digits of people who didn't have health insurance. that's not the case. >> okay. >> in the united states as a whole. it's apples and oranges and you should
is the leader of the republican party? is it john boehner right now? mccain, romney? who do you look to as the voice? >> you know, when i was chairman of the party, newt gingrich and bob dole. two very different people with very different ideas. i was the chairman, i certainly wasn't the leader of the republican party. but when you're out of power, there isn't one leader. we're going to have a very large field for president in '16. going to be a lot of capable people. but not one of them today you would say that's the leader of the republican party. tomorrow, i think what you're going to see, christie wins, i think in virginia mccollough in the polls. great lesson for conservatives, here's a libertarian going to take enough -- >> but it's kind of a flawed candidate that should have been much easier for the republican candidate. and if the last guy hadn't gone out with such a, you know, with all the scandal and everything else, it would have been a lot easier for cuccinelli. >> all true, but the democrats can't get a majority in virginia. and by conservatives splitting up, we elect de
christie. today we learned from excerpts of the forthcoming 2012 sequel to game change that mitt romney's nickname for christie was puffer fish. and however -- here's why team romney decided against using christie -- tapping christie as vp. quote, the dossier on the garden state governor's background was littered with potential land mines. how electable is the supposedly electable, chris christie? >> i think there is a lot there for journalists to be pawing over in the years to come. and it does -- he seems to be walking to re-election. this may make democrats wish they had dug a little deeper and given barbara buono help in her race. democrats have helped declare him the electable one too. so, you know, there's lots to talk about when it comes to chris christie. and it's very early. >> well, we'll have plenty of time, joan. >> yes, we will. >> joan walsh from salon. thank you very much. >> thanks, jonathan. >> coming up, the end of the end of debate, finally, after all these years. we'll actual you why we have our fingers crossed. ♪ >> so what you want me to do. ♪ express yourself
built the speech as a romney comparison, clearly a chance for the president to do damage control. >> that's right, anderson. you heard the president talk a bit today about the first month of that rollout of the health care plan, 100 people signed up and trying to make the case this is similar to what is happening with the obama care law. this is about damage control. you heard the president say earlier today he takes responsibility and will make sure it getsed fixed. you heard kathleen sebelius say basically the same thing on capitol hill. i talked to a white house official that said this is by design. pay that pound of flesh and they feel like they can move on. >> some take comparison says the the initial months, it depends how you slice the numbers. the president also addressed if you like it, you can keep it that he made repeatedly. what did he say? >> reporter: that's right. a white house official said this was the first swing. because many said this is a misleading statement. basically, the insurance companies doing this, not obama care which doesn't stack up with reality bu
will be, kate, at faneuil hall, which mitt romney signed the massachusetts health care reform program into law. >> pretty interesting imagery. >> exactly. >>> let's move to the spyingen xadle that's rocking the nsa. testifying on capitol hill, top intelligence official said tracking foreign leaders, even allies, is a fundamental given. he said other countries absolutely spy on us. jim sciutto has been following the developments for us in washington. good morning, jim. >> incredible to see the heads of the most secretive organizations in the u.s. speaking out publicly and openly defending surveillance at home and abroad. they said emphatically the white house would have known of the spying but added the president might not have known of specific targets and they fought back hard against story line that the u.s. is the only country in the business of spying on its allies. after enduring weeks of accusations of spying overreach -- >> we want to report -- >> reporter: and even more in the hearing room. >> i'm going to say for the last time that the gentleman all the way on the left would
normalized, which takes warren buffett and mitt romney's taxes to 40% and all the rich elderly people, who by the way have five times the net worth of younger people and are clipping coupons, it takes their tax rates up substantially. but when you do that, i want to take corporate taxes to zero. they're stop building plants in puerto rico, they'll stop building plants in ireland, they'll stop gaming the system through corporate welfare, which is done through the tax system, it simplify it is and we'll get growth. >> you recently came through the cross hairs of krugman. "he seems to feel me must warn about the looming threat of a financial crisis" t." the title was "addicted to the apocalyp apocalypse." >> why would i be wasting my time going around to these colleges if we were doomed? we are absolutely not doomed. there are solutions. there's a lien fuse on this thing and we can fix it. we are absolutely not doomed and that is not anywhere near my message. >> she's speaking here at the wall street conference right upstairs, which i'm moderating today. a lot of big ideas here on what the fu
, massachusetts health care plan known also as romney care shows 123 pool enrolled in the new lance after one month. but after two months over 2200 people republican signed up. ultimately it wasn't until early enrollment was over 11 month after the exchanges became available the massachusetts residents signed up in droves. 36,167 of them to be exact. ezra, i know you guys have been following this. i think we may have borrowed one of your charts possibly. thank you for that the technical stuff is an issue. behavior around enrollment seems not to be a disastrous thing for the administration. it may happen later. >> we don't know yet exactly. i think you identified the exact right, to what degree does the tactical stuff become an enrollment problem. the situation with medicare part d, they didn't launch three weeks. at this point the website had just launched despite it due on that term. >> yom kippur often slows it. >> that's an incredible excuse. democrats and republicans now think it's a success. republicans in particular love it. john boehner in his first major interview as minority leader,
-term agenda and ability to govern now in jeopardy? as mitt romney now says, the entire foundation of the obama presidency is rotting away because of broken promises and fundamental dishonesty. >>> and here's the latest blow to the new law. a new study predicts as many as 129 million americans will be dropped by their current plans and be forced to buy much more expensive plans instead. the author of that study is going to join us live. >>> and we're just a few hours
will the affordable care act in boston at the same place that mitt romney signed into law his health care initiative. that coverage also on c-span. sticking with the president today -- peter baker in the new writes about the accountability on the nsa spying issue. here's peter baker's headline. post, bye washington scott wilson, controversies show how obama's inattention to detail may hurt his presidential legacy. we want to get your thoughts on this. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. independents, (202) 585-3882. tweet, @cspanwj. you can also post your comments on facebook or e-mail us. on both fronts on the nsa and the health care law, president obama's! down to this -- i did not know. no president can be aware of everything going on in a sprawling government that he theoretically manage. -- theoretically manages. this constant questions about how much in charge he really is. days, the president's health and human services secretary said that the -- that despite internal concerns in a mr. obama wasn, not told about serious problems with the new row graham's website until it
romney care in massachusetts, more people signing up towards the end of the sign-up period and fewer people at the beginning. wolf? >> elizabeth cohen, thanks for the report. >>> meanwhile superstore sandy survivors are making a long hard year out of the one of the deadliest, more damages storms. sandy hammered parts of the northeast, including long island and the jersey shore exactly one year ago tomorrow. poppy harlow has been following efforts. >> reporter: when superstorm sandy slammed the storm one year ago, swallowing this boardwalk and the iconic roller coaster, it took bubba's hot dog shot with it. >> reporter: but he reopened this summer, unwilling to give up. how was the summer? >> it was slow. it was a year of survival. >> reporter: then in a one-two punch, the new restaurant was wiped out in a september fire that demolished 60 businesses. >> probably the biggest feeling of helplessness i've ever had in my life. >> reporter: the named is superstorm? >> that's the only type of superstorm i ever want toss again. >> vince is building back the casino pier. i think we had 1,000
, the countdown begins. bertha coombs keeping an eye on it. >>> former gop presidential candidate mitt romney sounding off on obama care yesterday on "meet the press". >> in massachusetts, we phased in the requirements so that there was a slow rollout. that way you could test the systems as you went along to make sure there wouldn't be glitches. perhaps the most important lesson the president failed to learn was you have to tell the american people the truth. and when he told the american people you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again. >> right. >> he wasn't telling the truth. >> governor on that point -- >> that fundamental dishonesty has put in peril the whole foundation of his second term. >> so, how did an administration that was expected to be the most tech savvy get the website to wrong? aneesh chopra, he joinses n e u >> good morning. >> were you surprised how poorly this was handled. >> like everyone including the president we were frustrated by the experience that people have had. the good news is we've got a team in p
you feel this is a conversation that the republican party has been having at least since mitt romney lost the election last year perhaps before. do you feel the impact of the shutdown, the low poll numbers that we're seeing is this actually something that will impact the direction of the party? will it be forgotten in three or four weeks? >> it depends on what lessons people take from it. that's why we wrote this article because we wanted people to take the right lesson from it. it's certainly possible for people to conclude well we just should have been purer. it's never -- it's always self-confirming. >> where does it? i'm genuinely concerned about the republican party. >> come on, gene. you don't have to lie for us. come on. >> i didn't say -- >> next you'll be telling us if we want to keep our insurance we can keep our insurance. >> no. i did not say i love the republican party. i said many times and have written that i think a strong two party system is a good thing. >> i can tell you that ramesh and i and rich and the rest of the guys are thankful for your concern for the conse
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